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Risk Of Hiv Exposure For Vaginal Intercourse

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My wife hass HIV

Hello doc, I am married to a HIV positive women. My wife was accidentally infected by HIV during blood transfusion during a car accident back in 1999. I am HIV negative according to the last month test report. I always had protected sex...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.I'd think that your risk of exposure to HIV after this event is very small. It would be useful to know if your wife is on HIV medications (and has an undetectable Read more »

Why is hetero vaginal intercourse still said to be risky?

Please note I am not trying to stir anything up or disrespect gay people. I am really interested in... Read more »

Re: Why is hetero vaginal intercourse still said to be risky?

Just wanted to say that your response below is very clear, impressive and touching. I won't get... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...done to assess the risk of HIV infection from specific types of exposure to HIV. These calculations only give a general idea of risk. They can tell you which activities carry a higher or lower risk. They cannot tell you if you have been infected.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...(232-4636), 1-888-232-6348 (TTY), in English, en EspaƱol. * For the purpose of this FAQ, vaginal sex or intercourse refers to sexual activity between a man and a woman involving the insertion of the penis into the vagina. Can I get HIV... Read more »
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Health Department Highlights Health Risks of Unprotected Anal Sex Among Heterosexual Women in New York City

...the HIV burden among women who engage in unprotected anal sex, but most HIV infections diagnosed in women result from heterosexual intercourse. Among women with known sources of exposure, heterosexual contact accounted for 90% of the infections... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...it should also be available for use after HIV exposures that are not work-related. People can be exposed to HIV during unsafe sexual activity, when a condom breaks during sex, or if they share needles for injecting drugs. Infants can be exposed... Read more »
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Possible exposure

Posted by MikeyTheSailor, 3 Replies
...been drinking with some friends. I was on my way home when I picked up a random girl off the street. We engaged in protected intercourse however, the condom ended up breaking. Her HIV status is unknown but I asked her and she said she was married... Read more »

HIV EXPOSURE FROM A GUY FINGERING AND DEEP KISSING

Posted by Katietaylor, 1 Reply
...great depth and status isnt really discolsed. The only thing we are ever told is that a condom must be used for vaginal or anal sex, but what about safe sex when it comes to kissing and fingering? I did something really stupid the other night... Read more »

whats the risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Started dating this guy, we have had sex 3 times. Everytime he has tried to have sex without a condom the first time he was inside me for a split second and I made him Read more »

initial screening positive but no antibodies?

Posted by dmvcc99, 1 Reply
...negative. First had sex with her in October and then not again regularly until about 3-4 weeks ago. Prior to that, I had not had vaginal intercourse with anyone in about 1 year. My Dr. explained that if I had been infected from prior vaginal... Read more »